From the 1992 Ponchatoula Times article: “Albany Woodworks President, Founder, and Owner Richard Woods is pictured beside the company’s huge re-saw blade, the heart of an operation that will be fully automated.” Full article below. Albany Woodworks Expansion Builds Local Reputation for Booming Building Supply Market By Bryan T. McMahon This is a story about how
Furniture Store Front for Albany Woodworks. An empty storefront in old downtown Hammond, Louisiana became the location for our new concept of a showroom for Albany Woodworks. The store front sold cypress adirondack chairs, swings, lattice work, gazebos and other home accent gifts. The store was open for a year before Albany Woodworks began working
Albany Woodworks makes its debut at the 1981 New Orleans Home and Garden Show. Located at the historic and “ain’t there no more” Rivergate Convention Center at the foot of Canal Street, the New Orleans Home and Garden show was Albany Woodworks official entre’ into the market. The New Orleans Home and Garden Show began in 1954
Vintage Berlin Machine Works Co Resaw Helped Albany Woodworks Get It’s Start. Having large timbers up to 18″ by 18″, we needed a way to saw these into lumber. Richard and his friends decided they wanted equipment that followed the same ideal as the wood. So they set to work finding equipment that could be
After purchasing sanding equipment, table saw, and hand drill, Richard and friends began to build the first products in 1,000-year-old Cypress harvested from an 1880’s Planer mill building. A classic Adirondack chair, southern porch swings and furniture rounded out the catalog of items.